One look at Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s decade-long career and you can comfortably claim that the actor has, if anything, been brave with his choice of films. Be it playing a notorious serial killer, an immoral goon or an opportunist police officer, Nawaz has proved that he brings to the screen something magical.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who will be next seen in Manto and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray’s biopic, says that he is clear that there is no room for any more cameo appearances anymore.
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Nandita Das directorial Manto left the audience stunned as they stayed on to congratulate the film’s team after the screening. The biographical film starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role got rave reviews at the prestigious film festival.
Manto is a biographical film based on acclaimed late Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Directed by Nandita Das, the film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Manto and Rasika Dugal as his wife. The film premiered at Cannes and received positive reviews.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Rasika Dugal are currently at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of their movie, Manto. For the red carpet, the co-stars kept their looks poised and elegant.
Manto, a biopic about a prolific Urdu short story writer who chronicled the horrors of Partition in stark, scalding ways, is the first film in which Siddiqui plays a real-life icon.
Nandita Das’ directorial Manto, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, premiered at Cannes Film Festival. The audience stayed on for long to congratulate the team behind the biopic of the long-deceased Saadat Hasan Manto, an uncompromising writer who fought all his working life to protect creative freedom.
On Saturday evening, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nandita Das and Viacom 18’s Ajit Andhare among others launched the teaser of Manto at Cannes.
The teaser of Manto is out and Nawazuddin Siddiqui as celebrated writer Saadat Hasan Manto holds your attention. Manto is written and directed by Nandita Das.
The 33-year-old actor Rasika Dugal said there is always a “mixed feeling” when a film is being presented to the world. She is, however, confident that Manto, that stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the main role, will connect with the audiences.
Every year, Nawazuddin Siddiqui had always been seen sporting the same suit made by a local tailor. For the first time, he will be ditching it and instead opt for Manish Malhotra creations. Siddiqui will attend Cannes for the screening of his movie Manto.
While Indian films are all set to make a splash at the 2018 iteration of Festival de Cannes, here’s looking at the journey of our country at the international festival through the years.
Sacred Games is based on the book of the same name by best-selling author Vikram Chandra. The show will be an eight-episode-long series, and all the episodes will be available for streaming on Netflix, starting July 6, 2018.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who got recognition with Aamir Khan’s home production 2010 film Peepli Live, believes self-education forms a crucial base for choosing a good script.
According to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is bringing the writer alive on the big screen in a biopic, India needs Manto now more than ever. The actor said that he relates to the writer, as he too is an artiste.